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The following is a list of customs that I consider to be in the genres of Afrobeat, a term coined by nigerian musician Fela Kuti who's music I cover extensively with my own customs, and Highlife, a genre that was developed in Ghana and combines, similar to Afrobeat, traditional african music with western music. Both genre's are closely related to each other, so it's not always easy to tell them apart. I won't try to draw a distinction between both, mainly because I'm not an expert on the matter and it's handier to cover both in a single thread anyway. Both genre's are mainly centered around Gh
http://www.okayplayer.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/finding-fela-hue.jpg Inspired by watching last years documentary "Finding Fela" (which is streaming on Netflix btw), I slowly started listening to his entire discography and was really enticed to bring his songs to RS and because the parts of the rhythm section are really easy to transcribe, I thought I'd work out all of his songs eventually. I am starting out with bass transcriptions because I'm most comfortable with that but I plan on adding guitars and vocals at a later point. Anyone who's interested in helping can provide transcriptions
A Taste of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie Al Green - Let's Stay Together Al Green - Tired of Being Alone Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar Amy Winehouse - Back To Black Amy Winehouse - Rehab Amy Winehouse - You Know I'm No Good Anita Ward - Ring My Bell Aretha Franklin - A Change Aretha Franklin - Respect Bar-Kays (The) - Soul Finger Bee Gees (The) - Night Fever Bee Gees (The) - Stayin' Alive Bee Gees (The) - You Should Be Dancing Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine (official DLC) Bill Withers - Lean On Me Billy Cobham - Red Baron Blondie - Atomic Blon
WIP: To-Do List: Al Jarreau - Boogie DownAl Jarreau - Love Is RealAl Jarreau - Rainbow In Your EyesAl Jarreau - Spirit Allen Toussaint - Chokin' KindAllen Toussaint - Last TrainAllen Toussaint - Victims Of Darkness Aretha Franklin - Good To Me As I Am To YouAretha Franklin - Niki HoekyAretha Franklin - Old LandmarkAretha Franklin - Tracks Of My Tears Average White Band - Work To Do Barry White - Honey Please, Can't You SeeBarry White - I'll Do For You Anything You Want Me To Bill Withers - Do It GoodBill Withers - Lovely Day Blood, Sweat & Tears - 40,000 HeadmenBlood, Sweat & T